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Get Royal on William and Kate's Anniversary at these 10 U.S. Palaces and Castles

by Megan Swanick. Posted Apr 28th 2014 11:41 AM
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Associated PressWhat are the odds Prince Harry remembered to buy his brother and sister-in-law an anniversary present?
Prince William and Kate Middleton's third wedding anniversary is Tuesday, April 29. Don't worry if you forgot to send the royal couple a gift though; they're all set (but probably appreciate your thought). If their anniversary has you dreaming of castles and courts, and wishing we had stateside options to visit, good news: the United States is home to one genuine royal palace as well as some worthy imitators.
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Visit PBS's Downton Abbey on Your Own

by Sean O'Neill. Posted Feb 10th 2011 12:30 PM
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The English manor costume drama Downton Abbey won our hearts this season, especially for its performances by Dame Maggie Smith. The DVD has just been released and the next season is now being filmed, but until then, here's how to re-create its best moments on location on your next vacation to England.
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Dublin with Tweens: A Perfect Family Day

by Larissa Ovitt. Posted Aug 30th 2010 12:55 PM
Dublin with Tweens: A Family Vacation

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Dublin, Ireland may not have been on the top of your list for a family vacation with tweens, but the city is very family-friendly. It is filled with attractions and destinations, including museums, zoos and parks, that appeal to visitors of all ages. It may seem a bit more challenging to find family vacation ideas in Dublin, so I've put together a few simple suggestions for the perfect family day in Dublin with your tweens.

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